Catherine (McKinnon) Foote, 93, of 79 Watch Hill Rd., Westerly, died Sept. 22, 2007 in the Watch Hill Care & Rehabilitation Center. She was the widow of the late Earl R. Foote.
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary (Allen) McKinnon.
Mrs. Foote worked as a paper maker at the Mohawk Paper Mills both in Waterford, and in Cohoes, NY, retiring in 1977. While employed, she also held the position of secretary for the union at the paper mill.
Mrs. Foote was a communicant of St. Pius X Church in Westerly.
Survivors include her sister, Eileen Malsick, of Westerly, two nephews; Paul Malsick Jr. of E. Windsor, Ct., and Robert Malsick of Westerly; one niece, Eileen Malsick of Niantic, Ct., and her late husband’s children, Ralph Foote of Colorado, Marie Lucik and Barbara Wilford, both of Altamont, NY, nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Calling hours were held on Sept. 26 at the Gaffney-Dolan Funeral Home, 59 Spruce St., Westerly, RI.
Relatives and friends attended the Mass of Christian Burial celebrated at St. Pius X Church, Elm Street, Westerly, RI. Burial was will be at Mountain Grove Cemetery, Huletts Landing.
Family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made either to the Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman St., STE 306, Providence, RI 02906-5215, in Catherine’s memory, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.